Current Health News

August 29, 2017 - Issue 4030


New Dicamba Herbicide Wreaks Havoc Across the US

New Dicamba Herbicide Wreaks Havoc Across the US

August 29, 2017

This is just one of 700 lawsuits filed against this Biotech giant. And now one of the replacement herbicides being used in increasing amounts for chemical-resistant superweeds is thought to raise the risk of deadly lymphoma in humans and in some dogs by as much as 70 percent.

Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Consequences

Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Consequences

August 29, 2017

Accumulating evidence shows that consuming artificial sweeteners like aspartame may increase your risk of weight gain, diabetes, heart problems and more. Recent research also linked such sweeteners to disruptions of metabolism because the sweet taste your body perceives doesn't match up with the calories consumed.

Plastic Fish on Your Plate

fish eating plastic

August 29, 2017

A disturbing number of the 15 trillion to 51 trillion plastic pieces floating in the world's oceans are ending up as meals for fish and other marine life. What's worse, the fish aren't ingesting them by accident - they're actively seeking them out as a source of food because they smell so good.